Official data on Hong Kong residential prices pointing to a fresh record in September is misleading, as it fails to factor in the sudden weakening in the sector. Photo: AFP Official data on Hong Kong residential prices pointing to a fresh record in September is misleading, as it fails to factor in the sudden weakening in the sector. Photo: AFP
Official data on Hong Kong residential prices pointing to a fresh record in September is misleading, as it fails to factor in the sudden weakening in the sector. Photo: AFP

Why you shouldn’t trust the latest ‘record’ housing price index reading for September

A government index showing housing prices at an all-time record in September is likely misleading

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Official data on Hong Kong residential prices pointing to a fresh record in September is misleading, as it fails to factor in the sudden weakening in the sector. Photo: AFP Official data on Hong Kong residential prices pointing to a fresh record in September is misleading, as it fails to factor in the sudden weakening in the sector. Photo: AFP
Official data on Hong Kong residential prices pointing to a fresh record in September is misleading, as it fails to factor in the sudden weakening in the sector. Photo: AFP
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